What to do When Lilac Shrubs Are Growing at a Angle From Inadequate Sunlight

Lilacs need adequate exposure to sunlight to produce blooms. Either prune the canopy of mature trees that shade the lilac bush or move it to a full sun location in the fall. Prune the lilac bush to a point below the angle of lean to straighten the bush.

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S.F. Heron is an avid gardener with three years of experience in online writing and a working background in aviation and earth and ocean sciences. She is published on various sites, including Helium, eHow and Xomba. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.